Thursday, Sep 29, 2022


TMC Urges NHRC To Visit Tripura, Says Farewell Knell Of BJP Scaring CM Deb

Aug 09, 2021 Pinaki Das

TMC leaders alleged that BJP goons attacked the vehicle of 14 party youth leaders in Tripura and that the police helped the goons by leading the car to the locations where mobs had gathered.

NHRC Panel Member Probing Bengal Violence Belongs To BJP: Mamata Banerjee

Jul 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Mamata Banerjee said that some sporadic incidents of violence had taken place in the state after the assembly polls but at that time, the Election Commission was in control of law and order.

Two Members Of NHRC Panel Investigating Bengal Post-Poll Violence Had BJP Background

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee had called the NHRC panel report an example of the 'BJP’s political vendetta'.

Assam Congress Seeks Judicial Probe Into Police Encounter Killings

Jul 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Assam Pradesh Congress Committee Ripun Bora requested the governor to institute a judicial inquiry by a sitting judge of the high court into case of police firing at escaped criminals.

Mamata Banerjee Hits Out At NHRC Report, Calls It 'Political Vendetta'

On Thursday, the Trinamool Congress chief accused NHRC of "disrespecting the court" and pursuing BJP's "political vendetta" by leaking its report to the media.

15 July, 2021

NHRC Slams Mamata Govt Over Bengal Post-Poll Violence, Recommends CBI Probe

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

“Thousands… subjected to murder, rape, displacement and intimidation,” NHRC wrote in its report to Calcutta high court on post-poll violence in West Bengal.

07 July, 2021

Bengal Post-Poll Violence: Govt Moves Calcutta HC To Recall Order To Register All Cases

Outlook Web Desk

The West Bengal government has issued an application seeking a recall of its July 2 order that directed the police to register cases in all matters regarding post-poll violence.

30 June, 2021

NHRC Panel Members Probing Bengal Post-Poll Violence Attacked In Kolkata

Outlook Web Desk

The BJP has condemned the incident while the Trinamool Congress asserted that none from the ruling party was involved in the attack.

02 June, 2021

‘23 Crore Indians Pushed Into Poverty In One Year Of Pandemic,’ NHRC Issues Advisories On Migrant Workers

Outlook Web Bureau

NHRC has issued more advisories on bonded labourers, migrant workers amid COVID-19 second wave

13 October, 2020

BJP Leader Moves NHRC Over Security Of Sarpanches In Jammu And Kashmir


J-K BJP spokesperson Ashwani Kumar Chrungoo has sought the intervention of the commission for direction to authorities to provide security to all sarpanches in Jammu and Kashmir.

16 September, 2020

'Their PM Admits Training Terrorists': India Slams Pakistan At UN


Speaking at the 45th session of Human Rights Council (HRC), the Indian representative said that it has become habitual for Pakistan to malign India with false and fabricated narratives for its self-serving malicious purposes.


27 January, 2020

Uttar Pradesh: Rahul, Priyanka Move NHRC On Police 'Brutalities' On Anti-CAA Protesters

Outlook Web Bureau

They demanded a thorough probe into the deaths that took place in the state during anti-CAA protests.

06 December, 2019

Police Kill All Accused In Telangana Rape-Murder Case; Some Shower Flowers, Others Raise Questions

Outlook Web Bureau

In the wee hours of Friday, the Telangana police killed all the four accused in the rape and murder of a 26-year-old female veterinarian.

06 December, 2019

NHRC Has Rarely Unearthed The Truth. Will It Be Different In Telangana?

Outlook Web Bureau

In most cases, a notice or ruling by the National Human Rights Commission is not paid heed to.

06 December, 2019

'Matter Of Concern': NHRC Orders Probe Into Killing Of Rape Accused In Telangana

Outlook Web Bureau

The National Human Rights Commission said the encounter early morning on Friday is a matter of concern.

20 June, 2019

NHRC Flays 'Deplorable' Public Health Infrastructure In Country, Issues Notices To Centre, All States

Outlook Web Bureau

The NHRC has issued a notice to the secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, asking for a comprehensive report within four weeks on the observations made by the commission.

13 June, 2019

Why Winston Churchill Could Have Landed in Jail Today For Starving 4 Million People To Death in 1943

Damayanti Datta

In January 2019, a new study by researchers of IIT, Gandhinagar (published in the Geophysical Research Letters) used soil analysis for the first time to show that the famine of 1943 was not caused by drought but by Churchill's policies and wilful negligence.


29 August, 2018

Police Did Not Follow Procedure While Arresting Five Rights Activists: NHRC

Outlook Web Bureau

The notice was issued to the Chief Secretary and Maharashtra Director General of Police Datta Padsalgikar.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

Outlook Latest Issue

Subscribe Now
Short Story

‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

Graphic Novel

Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

Chinki Sinha
Play Us A Memory, Violin Man


It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

Rukmini S.
It’s Just Numbers, Love


The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz